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Nancy Weil

Digital Government

Candidate: Stall Internet taxes

The government should hold off on taxing Internet commerce for the next two to five years, Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman says


Congress approves H1-B visa bill

The hightech industry hails the vote to increase the number of H1B visas issued over the next three years by nearly 300,000

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Judge stops Virginia Net content law

Similar legislation has been struck down as an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment right to free speech in Michigan, New York and New Mexico

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IBM to preload servers with Linux

IBM Corp.'s Netfinity servers will come preloaded with the Linux operating system, and users will be able to choose from three flavors of the increasingly popular opensource software

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Minor Web security threat surfaces

Microsoft has acknowledged a minor threat posed by a 'backdoor' password in server software that could be exploited to gain access to Web pages

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Red Hat debuts more scalable Linux

ERDAS Inc. has had its ERDAS IMAGINE 8.4 geographic information system certified to run on Microsoft Corp.'s new Windows 2000 operating system.